It’s a Cluster

For some reason, I seem to be at the basis for all the Sidetracked Sisters’ memories of getting lost.  Imagine that? One of my many experiences of getting lost was a complete cluster.  Continue reading

Newspaper to the Rescue

tornadoApril 7th, 1980.  I was 9 years old and was heading to Grandma Is’s house after school.  Grandma’s house was only 2 blocks from school and I made the journey without any challenges.  It was a beautiful spring day.  Not a cloud in the sky.  At least not yet. Continue reading

Sunny Skies and Tornados

tornadoThe only real natural event that I have ever been in was the tornado that touched down in Beaver Dam in the year 1980.   It was always felt that we would never be subject to a tornado because of the lake effect. In searching for the data on this tornado I note that this evidently is misinformation as there were others mentioned, just not memorable to me.  The tornado that I witnessed firsthand happened on April 7th, 1980.   Continue reading